AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – AMD strikes back

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In our previous comparison, we put side by side two graphics options – AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5), and the race was pretty tight. This time we return with another worthy opponent to AMD’s solution – the mid-tier NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)

Specs overview

Firstly, let’s take a quick look through the specs sheet of AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 which boasts 3584 shading units, 224 texture mapping units, and 64 ROPs. Built upon a 14 nm manufacturing process, the graphics card is based on the Vega10 XL architecture and stands out with support for DirectX 12.0. What’s more, it is equipped with 8192 MB HBM2 memory connected using a 2048-bit memory interface. On top of that, AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 runs at a base frequency of 1302 MHz, while the power consumption is estimated at 210W.

Moving on to the specs of its rival – the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 is a mid-tier graphics card from the Pascal generation with a total of 1280 shader (CUDA) cores. Built in a 16 nm FinFET process, the GPU runs at base frequencies of 1404 MHz, while the turbo speeds can go up to 1670 MHz. Furthermore, it relies on 6GB GDDR5 VRAM clocked at 8000 MHz effective on a 192-bit interface. On top of that, GeForce GTX 1060 boast support for quite a few essential features such as DirectX 12, VR Ready, G-SYNC.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) – specs

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Ranking 7
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Architecture Vega10 XL
Base frequency 1302 MHz
Memory Type HBM2
Memory Frequency 800 MHz
Memory bandwith 409.6 GB/sec
Released Q2 2018
Power consumption
Cores 3584
Maximum frequency
Memory Capacity 8192 GB
Memory bus 2048-bit
Drivers www.amd.com
Supported technologies Radeon™ VR Ready Premium, Radeon™ FreeSync Technology, Radeon™ Chill, Radeon™ ReLive, DirectX® 12 Technology, AMD Eyefinity Technology (Gaming), Catalyst Software, Frame Rate Target Control, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL 4.5, AMD PowerTune, Technology, TressFX Hair, TrueAudio Next, Unified Video Decoder (UVD), Video Code Engine (VCE), Virtual Super Resolution, The Vulkan® API, AMD ZeroCore Power Technology
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – specs

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Ranking 11
Manufacturing Process 16 nm
Architecture Pascal
Base frequency 1404 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Frequency 2002 MHz
Memory bandwith 192.2 GB/sec
Released Q3 2016
Power consumption 80 W
Cores 1280
Maximum frequency 1670 MHz
Memory Capacity 6 GB
Memory bus 192-bit
Drivers www.geforce.com
Supported technologies Multi-Projection, VR Ready, G-SYNC, Vulkan, DirectX 12, Multi Monitor

Benchmarks

  • 3DMark Fire Strike (G) : Results are from the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (higher the score, the better)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) – Acer Predator Helios 500

PRICE : Not available

PERFORMANCE : 17394.00

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO

PRICE : $2009

PERFORMANCE : 11667.00 (-14.1%)

  • Unigine Heaven 3.0 : Results are from the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (higher the score, the better)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) – Acer Predator Helios 500

PRICE : Not available

PERFORMANCE : 3890.00

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO

PRICE : $2009

PERFORMANCE : 3571.00 (-4.8%)

  • Unigine Heaven 4.0 : Results are from the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (higher the score, the better)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) – Acer Predator Helios 500

PRICE : Not available

PERFORMANCE : 3159.00

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO

PRICE : $2009

PERFORMANCE : 2806.00 (-7.1%)

  • Unigine Superposition : Results are from the Unigine Superposition benchmark (higher the score, the better)

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) – Acer Predator Helios 500

PRICE : Not available

PERFORMANCE : 3328.00

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO

PRICE : $2009

PERFORMANCE : 2101.00 (-11.8%)

The charts above show an approximate comparison between the two GPUs that can be found in Acer Predator Helios 500and MSI GS73VR STEALTH PRO respectively. This time the difference in numbers is quite eloquent for all 4 tests. Starting off with our Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark, the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 shows 49% better performance compared to its NVIDIA rival. Furthermore, AMD’s option surpasses its opponent with 9% in our Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark and 11% in our Unigine Heaven 4.0 test. On top of all this, it is 58% better when it comes to the Unigine Superposition test.

Conclusion

To sum things up, this time there is no hesitation which graphics chip deserves to be pronounced the winner. The AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 outperforms its rival in the face of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 in 4/4 tests, therefore it shall be the better choice.

All laptops equipped with the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56
Acer Predator Helios 500 – Not available
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile)
  • 1000.00GB HDD + 256.00GB SSD
  • 32.00GB RAM
All laptops equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GU501 – Not available
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 1000.00GB HDD + 256.00GB SSD
  • 16.00GB RAM
Acer Predator Helios 300 PH315-51 – Not available
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • 1000.00GB HDD + 256.00GB SSD
  • 8.00GB RAM

(laptopmedia.com, http://bit.ly/2uO1XGa)

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